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Airbus Helicopters, March 28, 2019 - Langkawi – Airbus Helicopters and Royal Malaysian Navy held a ceremony at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), to celebrate the excellent flight operations record, as well as the achievement of 19,000 flying hours of the AS555 SN Fennec fleet.
The event was attended by Lakshamana Madya Datuk Khairul Anuar Yahaya, Deputy Chief of Navy of the Royal Malaysian Navy, and Lakshamana Pertama Sazalee Shoib, Naval Air Commander. Fabrice Rochereau, Head of Sales, Airbus Helicopters South East Asia & Pacific, and Raymond Lim, Head of Country, Airbus Malaysia, presented the Deputy Chief of Navy with the award to commemorate its achievement of 19,000 flight hours with the AS555 SN Fennec fleet.
The Royal Malaysian Navy’s fleet of six AS555 SN Fennec helicopters have been in service since 2004.
The light twin, multi-role AS555 SN fleet is used primarily for lead-in training and other naval flying operations. Together, they have achieved over 19,000 flight hours.
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Lieutenant Commander Muliadi Mohammad Nor received the certificates of achievement for 1,000 and 500 flight hours respectively on the AS555 from SN on behalf of the pilots from Airbus